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1 UK Community Mental Health and Individual Placement and Support Jan Hutchinson Director of Programmes Centre for Mental Health

2 Helping people with mental health needs to live independently Community support Individual Placement and Support (IPS) in the UK How Centre for Mental Health supports IPS across the UK

3 UK community mental health support teams Psychiatrist, Nurse Social Worker Psychologist, Psychotherapist Occupational Therapist Support worker: housing, daily living, education, volunteering, employment(?) Employment Specialist

4 What do people say they need? Somewhere to live Someone to love Something to do Someone who helps

5 What is different about IPS? No-one excluded Rapid job placement Minimal pre-work training Personalised job search Finding understanding employers Long-term support in work Individual Placement and Support

6 US 1996 First IPS trials produced surprising results Employment rates in first trial were twice as good as existing model Challenged long-held beliefs that work is not good for some people Led to conversion of old-style day services to IPS services 2x 1x

7 Converting traditional services to IPS: Employment rates

8 IPS is cheaper and more effective than a social enterprise All the funding goes directly to the support! €€€€ Overheads Rent Staff Equipment insurance Trading losses

9 UK Centres of Excellence demonstrating IPS Central & North West London Coventry Devon Essex Manchester Nottingham Shropshire Somerset Staffordshire Stoke South West London Sussex Worcestershire Walsall Centre for Mental Health recognises the high quality of IPS services in:

10 Add a Regional Trainer for better outcomes The role of ‘Regional Trainer’ Working with the Employment Specialists and the Health staff Information for clinicians Training Engaging with employers Becky Priest

11 Paid work outcomes compared with monthly target April 2010-Nov 2011 Introduction of the Regional Trainer in November 2010 Reproduced with permission of Southdown Supported Employment

12 Supporting independent living Focus on recovery Suitable housing Opportunity for relationships The benefits of working: Reduces symptoms Increases support network Provides an income Increases self-worth Personalised support

13 Thank you Jan Hutchinson Tel +44 (0)


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